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Blood of the Earth

Blood of the Earth by Faith HunterI read Hunter’s Jane Yellowrock series as it has been coming out – it tend to just be great action packed urban fantasy, so then she had a second urban fantasy series in the same universe coming out, I of course had to check it out. And I was not disappointed – in some ways this is a more meaty story than the Yellowrock books.

This is a spin of series and I am sure it makes most sense as such. However the books can be read without having read the Yellowrock series.

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12 more urban fantasy books that I recommend

urbanfantasySome of you might have noticed that I like urban fantasy, like a lot. My list 25 Urban Fantasy Books that I recommend is one of my most visited posts, so I thought I would expand on it with the books I read since 2013, that I really liked. I have also read some of the authors that I was revommened in the comments of the other list – thank you for those. And if anyone want to recommend me some more, please feel free to leave a comment.

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Thrilling November Reads

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Most of the books I read this month are later books in ongoing series where I have reviewed earlier books. I can’t seem to find the head space to sit down and properly review them. So I thought I would do a quick run down of the books and if I am lucky it makes me want to write the proper reviews. I read seven books this month so that might also be part of it. Looking at the books now I can see that there is a theme though most of these books. Five of them are spy thrillers of some kind or another.

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Moon Called & Blood Bound

71811Title: Moon Called & Blood Bound
Author: Patricia Briggs
Series: Mercy Thompson, book 1 & 2
Genre: Urban fantasy

Opening sentence:

“I didn’t realize he was a werewolf at first.”

I read these books because they kept coming up on recommendations to me on Goodreads, Amazon and Audible as well as on the top of urban fantasy lists on Goodreads. So I thought ok I better see what all the fuss is about. So I listened to the first two books and I was pretty happy with what I heard.  Continue reading Moon Called & Blood Bound

Broken Soul

Broken SoulTitle: Broken Soul
Author: Faith Hunter
Series: Jane Yellowrock, book 8
Genre: Urban fantasy

Opening sentence:

Visiting the Master of the City of New Orleans was always challenging, but it was worse when he was in a mood.

This series is without a doubt on my top 5 urban fantasy series list. Hmm I should make one shouldn’t I? It has just the right mix of relationships, plot, suspense, pacing and action to keep me interested from start to finish. This is probably evident in the fact that I read something like 10 Yellowrock short stories this year.

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